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Kentucky: Market House Theatre
  • Teal banner reading KENTUCKY
  • Michael Cochran headshot
    Michael Cochran, Executive Director of Market House Theatre
  • Small outdoor stage set up beneath a large white tent. The stage is empty except for a few black music stands.
    Market House Theatre's outdoor courtyard space

Market House Theatre, led by playwright and DG member Michael Cochran, hosted its very first Kentucky Playwright Series in August, featuring readings of six new plays by Kentucky playwrights in their outdoor courtyard space in downtown Paducah, just steps away from the banks of the Ohio River.

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Brian Walker
Brian Walker

is the co-founder and co-director of Derby City Playwrights, a new play development lab for Louisville playwrights. He currently serves as the Kentucky Regional Rep for the Dramatists Guild.